Type de document : Article


Résumé de document :

International Journal of Stomatological Research

p-ISSN: 2326-1129    e-ISSN: 2326-1153

2015;  4(1): 1-7


Cone Beam Computed Tomography: A Third Eye for Dental Practitioners

Neha Khambete1, Rahul Kumar2

1DentoScan.3D CBCT, Shop No.6, Queensgate CHS, Hiranandani Estate, Thane (W), India

2Department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics. MGM Dental College & Hospital, Navi Mumbai

Correspondence to: Neha Khambete, DentoScan.3D CBCT, Shop No.6, Queensgate CHS, Hiranandani Estate, Thane (W), India.


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Cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) is being increasingly used for head, neck and dentomaxillofacial imaging. There is growing interest in CBCT from all fields of dentistry because it has created a revolution in maxillofacial imaging. It has caused transition of dental imaging from 2D to 3D images and has expanded the role of imaging from just diagnosis to image guidance of operative and surgical procedures. The present article is to provide an overview of this CBCT technology and review its capabilities with specific applications in clinical dental practice.

Keywords: CBCT, Dental, Cone Beam Computed Tomography, Dental Implants


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